Illinois vs Belgium (Statistical Comparison)

Illinois is a state in the United States of America located in the mid-Western region of the country, whereas Belgium is a country located in Western Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Illinois and Belgium regarding various aspects.


Is Illinois bigger than Belgium?

The total area of Illinois is 57,915 sq mi, and the total area of Belgium is 11,849 sq mi. Illinois is bigger than Belgium by 46,066 sq mi. Illinois is around 4.89 times bigger than Belgium.

Area of Illinois: 57,915 sq mi ( 149,997 km2 )

Area of Illinois compared to Belgium

Area of Belgium:  11,849 sq mi ( 30,689 km2 )

Area of Belgium compared to Illinois


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Illinois as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 12,671,469.

Population of Illinois compared to Belgium

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Belgium as of 29th May 2022, is estimated to be around 11,685,671.

Population of Belgium compared to Illinois

Here is some more data comparison between Illinois and Belgium.

The capital of Illinois is Springfield, and the capital city of Belgium is Brussels.

Official Languages

Illinois: English
Belgium: Dutch, French, German


Illinois: Illinoisan
Belgium: Belgian

ISO 3166 Code

Illinois: US-IL
Belgium: BE

Human Development Index

HDI of Illinois as of 2019: 0.934
HDI of Belgium as of 2019: 0.919

Illinois Time Zone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

Belgium Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Illinois:
40° 2′ 30.12″ N, 89° 11′ 47.4″ W

Coordinates of Belgium:
25° 0′ 0″ S, 133° 0′ 0″ E

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